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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Edward Hollett
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 560-561 probate
Edward Hollett deceased.
I Edward Hollett of Great Burin Newfoundland
being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last
will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills and testamentary dispositions
heretofore at any time made I hereby appoint my three sons James W.
Hollett, Edward M. Hollett, and Gabriel Hollett,
to be the executors of my will.
I hereby bequeath to my son Gabriel Hollett the schooner Commander, also part of that parcel of land known as the upper
meadow, bound on the north west and South west, by the public road and on the
south - east by land in possession of Henery Hollett and running in a straight
line from the north corner of a meadow in possession of Henery Hollett to the
south corner of the cemetery, and bound on the north - east by the Cemetery
and all that parcel of land known as the lower meadow with the exception of
one part running from the west corner in a north - east direction thirty nine
yards and thirty nine yds in a south east direction which is for my son Edward
I hereby bequeath
to my son James W. Hollett all that parcel of land situated
on the south west side of Burin Bay Arm, which he formerly occupied
bequeath to my son Edward M Hollett one half that parcel of wooded land situated
on the south west side of Burin Bay arm and one half to my son Gabriel
hereby bequeath to my son James W Hollett a parcel of land situated at Great
Burin known as the north east part of the upper meadow bound on the south west
by land possession of the Educational Board and Cemetery running in a south
east direction to the east corner of the cemetery bound on the south east by
land in possession of John Dancy bound on the North - east
and North - west by public road
I hereby bequeath to my daughter Beatrice Hollett a part of the upper meadow bound on the north east by land in possession of
John Dancy bound on the south west by land in possession of Henery
Hollett on the north west by Cemetery, and on the south East by public
road also one organ one small wicker chair, one Room known as the back room
also Bed and all other things pertaining thereto.
I hereby bequeath to my daughter
Hannah C. Hollett one red Heifer, and one sewing machine In
witness whereof, I Edward
Hollett have hereunto set my hand and seal this
eighth day of May in the year of of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and
six Edward Hollett (LS) witness Benjamin
F. Hollett Edward M Hollett
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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